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It's home to the exclusive Cresta Run and Cartier polo matches, but there is more to St Moritz in Switzerland than posh sports, glamour and shopping. Intermediate skiers and foodies will love it... read more »
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Val Thorens is part of Les Trois Vallées, the world's largest ski circuit. With more than 140km of piste above 3,000m – so plenty of snow – the resort makes a superb choice for a late-season ski break... read more »
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This Austrian ski resort offers extreme terrain for powderhounds and extreme après-ski for those with the energy to sample its non-stop nightlife. Here's my guide to the resort and mountains... read more »
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5
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Cortina, in the Italian Dolomites, is a glamorous bolt-hole for the rich, liberally sprinkled with designer shops and gourmet restaurants – as well as snow. If you ski, it's even better…... read more »
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5
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Destination: Mayrhofen
Mayrhofen in the Austrian Tyrol has evolved into more than just an ideal family ski resort. It is Austria's capital of freestyle snowboarding – and, every April, becomes the Glastonbury of the Alps... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Saas-Fee
Saas-Fee in Switzerland is the ideal place to learn to ski in idyllic surroundings. At the other extreme, snowboarders flock here year-round to check out the awesome snow park on Mittelallalin glacier... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Lech, Zurs, Tirol
Lech-Zürs in Austria is Europe's most beautiful village (or, strictly, two villages), attracting the world's beautiful people with its five-star hotels, perfectly-groomed slopes and epic snowfall... read more »
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4
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Looking for a ski resort that works for non-skiers as well? Try Morzine, a sophisticated French town that has authentic charm, year-round bustle and great restaurants as well as winter sports action... read more »
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4
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I've always seen Innsbruck as a stress-free airport from which to access my favourite Austrian ski resorts only an hour away. However, it is more than that: a historic city with nine ski areas nearby... read more »
#10/26
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4
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The X in Chamonix may be silent – but for thrill-seekers in the Alps, it chimes in neatly with the resort's reputation for eXtreme ski and snowboarding. If off-piste adventure is your thing, read on…... read more »
#11/26
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4
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If your late-season ski break in the Alps is as much about pampering as skiing, read on. These stylish, modern boutique hotels and chalets have spas, pools and restaurants to rival any in a city... read more »
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4
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Destination: Meribel
Méribel the very belle has a prime location, lively après-ski and fantastic runs for all abilities - so it's little wonder this French resort is top choice for British skiers... read more »
#13/26
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4
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The French resort of Megève should never be overlooked as a great short-break ski destination. If you seek chic and charm, look no further - this is the prettiest resort in the whole of the Alps... read more »
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4
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Avoriaz is a car-free, purpose-built resort and a gateway to the vast Portes du Soleil ski area. The big draw, though, is the snowboarding – especially at The Stash, a forest snowpark for "shredders"... read more »
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4
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It is perhaps the world’s most beautiful ski resort – car-free, and with mountain restaurants and designer boutiques to match the perfection of the Matterhorn. Welcome to Zermatt, Switzerland... read more »
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4
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Where do you head for a snow-sure ski break? Whether you are looking for a white Christmas early in the season, spring sunshine or summer adventure on a high-altitude glacier, here are my suggestions... read more »
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4
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Situated in pretty Piedmont, in the Italian Alps, Sauze d'Oulx (or ‘Susie Doo’ to its friends) is a big hit with British skiers. From here they can access 400km of linked piste known as the Via Lattea... read more »
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4
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Val d'Isére, with its vast interlinked ski area known as the Espace Killy, is the place to go for reliable snow, challenging pistes, powder and partying. It's the French resort par excellence…... read more »
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3.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Verbier
Once known for its Hooray Henrys and chalet-girl shenanigans, Verbier in Switzerland has toughened up. Now, it's a mecca for extreme ski and snowboard fanatics – with an après-ski to match... read more »
#20/26
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3
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Challenging skiing, rugged, unspoilt scenery, and a short transfer from the airport are all helping to make Kicking Horse one of Canada's wintersports hotspots... read more »
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